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Old 02-19-2013, 04:04 AM
Sjoerdboelsma Sjoerdboelsma is offline
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Condensation in headlights

Sometimes I see a part of my bi-xenon headlights inside covered with condensation.
(both lefthand and righthand). Is this normal?
Our BMW x3 is from november 2012.
Have anyone the same experience?

Regards, Sjoerd
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Old 02-19-2013, 04:29 AM
Want the Thrill Want the Thrill is offline
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There is a SIB for this from back in 2011:

2011 Bmw X3 Exterior Lighting Service Bulletin 337319
NHTSA: Action Number: 10044026 Service Bulletin Number: 337319

Report Date:
Apr 01, 2012Component:
Exterior Lighting
Summary: Bmw: heavy condensation on xenon headlights. In heavy rain conditions or high humidty, condensation may build up inside one or both headlight(s). The condensation is still present even after a few dry days. *js
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:44 AM
TN_SUP TN_SUP is offline
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I had water in the lights and took the car to the dealer who disassembled the light and dried the moisture with compressed air. This really helped, although they still fog when I start the car on a cold morning. May ask for a new gasket if it gets worse.
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